CultureWire

CultureWire is the Alliance's blog for arts & culture news, resources, opportunities and more. Get the best of CultureWire in your inbox quarterly by opting in to receive newsletters in your philaculture account settings. 

Wanderway: New Online Resource to Navigate Digital Media

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01/17/17

Wanderway: Navigating the Digital Engagement Landscape is a recently announced free online course in digital strategy and engagement. The goal of the course it to give simple tips to busy cultural professionals, teaching participants how to experiment with digital engagement when they are strapped for time and resources.

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Meet an Alliancer: Taja Jones!

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01/17/17

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Taja Jones! Taja, who joined our team in October of 2016, is Associate Director of Development at the Cultural Alliance.

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Phillyfunguide and Funsavers Celebrate Successful Holiday Season

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Steve Gudelunas
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01/17/17

This promotion has been a huge success since it started, and we had our best year yet in 2016! Over 50 different Funsavers deals from close to 35 organizations, brought in nearly $40,000 in revenue for our member organizations alone!

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Cultural Alliance Roadmap for 2017-19

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Maud Lyon, President
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01/17/17

Our Strategic Plan is a roadmap for the next three years. We want to be at the forefront of innovation in Advocacy and Audience Engagement, as well as a force for greater equity in the cultural sector.

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Our Implicit Bias Scan Begins

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01/13/17

This past fall we announced the launch of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Affinity Group and future plans to conduct an implicit bias scan of our external programming and internal practices. We are happy to announce that we have selected Rosalyn J. McPherson and The ROZ Group as our consultant for this project.

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Member Discount for Nonprofit Finance Fund 2017 Webinar Series

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01/10/17

We are excited to share two sequential webinar series on strategic financial management for nonprofits, offered by Nonprofit Finance Fund. These webinars provide essential professional development opportunities for nonprofit leaders, and are a great way to supplement your knowledge with financial insights from their most experienced staff. The 60-minute webinars are offered as a full financial management curriculum, or can be chosen a la carte for organizations seeking to address specific business challenges.

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Emerging Leaders Circle Launch

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12/13/16

Thirty young professionals from the civic, business and cultural sectors gathered on December 6 for a Happy Hour event celebrating the launch of the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Cultural Cabinet.

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Holiday Staff Picks 2016: Holiday Mishaps

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12/13/16

One of the most popular posts in CultureWire has been our Holiday Staff Picks. Whether it was staff’s favorite seasonal libations, their family’s holiday traditions or the always popular Holiday movies picks, readers have always enjoyed the personal touch of our holiday newsletter. This year, we asked staff to share one of their holiday mishaps, a time when the holiday season didn’t go as planned.

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Culture Alliance Wins Analytics 50 Award

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11/15/16

The awards, created by CIO.com and Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, honored 50 executives who are using analytics at their organizations to solve business challenges. The Cultural Alliance received the award for its groundbreaking Portfolio series See all of the winners on CIO's website.

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Recap of our DEI Affinity Group Meeting

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11/15/16

On Wednesday, October 26 this group met for the first time to begin the conversation about the work that could and needs to be done in our arts & culture community. Over 30 administrators, artists, executive directors, and Cultural Alliance staff participated in a discussion about the meaning of diversity, equity and inclusion, how the work aligns with our current social climate, and what can the Cultural Alliance do.

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